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Stonegate adds almost 50 new bars to its estate with double takeover

Stonegate adds almost 50 new bars to its estate with double takeover

Stonegate Pub Company has dramatically bolstered its bar offering with a double takeover deal for Be At One and 15 Novus Leisure sites. Be At One is a specialist cocktail bar operator with 33 bars in prime high street town and city locations. It has 17 sites in London and representation throughout the UK including

INSIGHT: 5 headline trends shaping pub, bar and restaurant supply in the UK market

The number of restaurants in Britain fell by 0.4% in the year to March, according to the latest Market Growth Monitor from CGA and Alix Partners. This decline comes amid fears among many operators of oversupply of sites in the market and is a sign of the challenges that are currently faced by casual dining operators,

Bounce ping pong concept serves up three-year restaurant expansion plan

Bounce Ping Pong Ltd, the parent company of sporting foodservice chain Bounce, is to be renamed Social Entertainment Ventures Ltd, as part of a global expansion plan that involves opening a string of new sites. Bounce has made a name for itself in the London market by combining ping pong with a bar and restaurant

Industry representative calls for clarity on Apprenticeship Levy

A group representing casual dining restaurants and pubs is lobbying for the government to provide guidance and clarity for businesses affected by the recently introduced Apprenticeship Levy scheme. The ALMR will also be working with its members to provide support and will be launching a training solution, the ALMR Diploma, later this year. The Apprenticeship

Revolution Bars Group urged to show “financial discipline” as conditions toughen

Revolution Bars Group is going to need to show “financial discipline” to deal with the more difficult demand and cost environment lying ahead, analysts said today after the company revealed a strong set of half-year figures. Sales at the premium bar operator grew 13% to £67m, while EBITDA rose 14% to £9m, for the six

Revolution Bars Group appoints commercial director to lead growth

Revolution Bars Group, the 66-strong bar and casual dining group, has promoted Myles Doran to commercial director. Doran joined Revolution Bars Group in 2013 as trading director and has been involved in the company’s product innovation, procurement, marketing and merchandising. He has successfully implemented internal recognition and incentive schemes and most recently has overseen external